Auckland Castle will be closed to the public from 31st October and will reopen on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 21st November and 21st December. The castle will then remain closed until February 16th 2015.
The cafe will remain open as usual.
Auckland Castle is one of the UK’s most important historical buildings. Since the days of the Norman Conquest in the 11th Century, Auckland Castle has been a seat of power. For almost 900 years, it has been the palace of the Prince Bishops of Durham and although the site where Auckland Castle now stands has seen numerous changes, few will have been as far reaching and visionary as those which are set to take place in the 21st Century.